Polish People....I need advice....

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by chicmom, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello all! I have three Polish Bantams, two of which are Cuckoo in color, and they have such huge crests that they cannot see very well. Should I do something about this? I am reluctant to trim them.....They really look so beautiful with their perfect pom-poms.....

    Oh, I also have a Khaki colored Polish Bantam Frizzle....He's adoreable! I can still see his eyes, not like his hatchmates......I can't see their eyes at all.

    I will try to post pics later.....

    Thank you for any advice you have,
    Sharon
     
  2. Shannon33

    Shannon33 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a few Polish. One hen can't see very well and she was running into things, and getting startled easily, so I put her "hair" up into a little ponytail on the top of her head. It looks really silly but gets the job done.
     
  3. the*chicken*chik

    the*chicken*chik Out Of The Brooder

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    aww, so cute. i have polish in the bator. can't wait. [​IMG]
     
  4. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:Shannon, I was thinking of doing that........But I thought, oh no....too silly! LOL I will try it though! Better than cutting off their crests!

    Thanks for the suggestion!
     
  5. JP101010

    JP101010 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Im Glad i found this post- as i was going to ask the same question. our poor frizzle hen just about has a heart attack when you do anything near her because she cant see you coming.
    I will try to Ponytail [​IMG]
     
  6. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Quote:I wil have to get some tiny rubber bands, I guess? What would you use?
     
  7. Zaxby's2

    Zaxby's2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to see some pics of the result if someone could post them. [​IMG]
     

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